Texas Tech University

Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series

Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m., Biology Bldg. room 101
Refreshments at 3:30 p.m., Biology Bldg. room 102
 (unless otherwise noted)

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Spring 2015

Feb 11, 2015

Polymicrobial Interactions in Wound Infections
Speaker: Dr. Kendra Rumbaugh -- TTUHSC
Host: Kayla Bounds -- Texas Tech ASM

Feb 24, 2015

Genome evolution and adaptations for dietary success
Speaker: Caleb Phillips
Host: Dr. David Ray

Mar 04, 2015

Transitioning from sampling error to systematic error in phylogenetics
Speaker: Dr. Liliana Davalos
Host: Dr. Jorge Salazar-Bravo

Mar 11, 2015

Plant Phylogenomics: Comparative Analyses of Plant Genes and Genomes
Speaker: Jim Leebens-Mack -- University of Georgia
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Mar 18, 2015

Spring Break -- No Seminar
Speaker: --
Host: --

Mar 25, 2015

Membrane Repair and Antioxidants
Speaker: Paul McNeil -- Georgia Regents University
Host: Dr. Peter Keyel

Apr 01, 2015

Metabolism, Water loss, and extreme environments: The Ecological physiology of migratory and desert adapted birds
Speaker: Alex Gerson -- UMass Amherst
Host: Dr. Liam McGuire

Apr 08, 2015

Nutrient-response networks, at the heart of plant development and metabolism?
Speaker: Dr. Sue Gibson -- University of Minnesota
Host: Dr. Hong Zhang

Apr 15, 2015

From extended phenotypes to community assembly: using climate change-induced disturbances to link ecological theories
Speaker: Dr. Scott Ferrenberg -- USGS at Moab, UT
Host: Dr. Dylan Schwilk

Apr 22, 2015

Influenza Virus Activates mTOR and Alters Its Localization to Promote Viral Replication
Speaker: Dr. Sharon Kuss -- UT Southwestern Medical Center
Host: Dr. Michael San Francisco

Apr 29, 2015

Protein sensors for membrane cholesterol
Speaker: Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan -- UT Southwestern
Host: Dr. Peter Keyel

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Department of Biological Sciences

  • Address

    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 43131 Lubbock, TX 79409
  • Phone

    806.742.2715
  • Email

    biology@ttu.edu